It was a good day today. I re-homed two machines. A lovely Japanese zig zag in a treadle stand. Complete with a manual I found on line.
The motor doesn't work. But that might be because we (L. and I ) didn't know how to work it. But we did know how to work the hand crank. Woot ! Woot!
I am feeling lighter. So far this makes four machines that have been re-homed in the past two weeks. This is significant. It means that I don't have to worry about appearing on that awful reality show about hoarders.
All of the machines that I released will be used. Now isn't that a wonderful thing?
L. Came over today with her Minnesota A. She wanted to clean it up. We set to work and used the wonderful ultrasonic cleaner. Got some dirty parts, really, really, really clean.
Then she took a look around the shop and spotted an interesting case.
"What's in there?"
I opened it up and there was a lovely New Home VS. We tried to fit it with a hand crank but it wouldn't work.
"Oh, so you want a hand crank? I have just the machine."
And out came the 128. It came to me as a gift. It has the attachments, the oil can and the knee controller. It is adorable. The decals are worn but that means it has been loved and used. It will be now too.
I tried to send the New Home along too. No go. Well, that's ok. I think I will just get it out and put it in the museum.
We didn't get the Minnesota A stitching. I think we were using the wrong needle.